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NFL weighs in on Kaepernick protesting national anthem

The NFL released a statement on Saturday regarding Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest the national anthem. Not surprisingly, Kaepernick will not face any disciplinary action. According to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports, the NFL says it encouraged players to stand during the national anthem but will not force them to do so. NFL statement on Colin Kaepernick: "Players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Giants Justin Pugh incensed over Colin Kaepernick anthem holdout

Colin Kaepernick knew there would be consequences for standing up for what he believes in by refusing to stand during the national anthem. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback was spotted sitting down during Friday night’s anthem at Levi’s Stadium. After the game, he spoke with’s Steve Wyche and gave his reasons for doing so. “I am not going to stand up to show...
Via Sportsnaut
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Kaepernick Sits During Anthem In Protest

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. He sat on the team's bench Friday night before the team's preseason game.
Via Sports On Earth
22 hours ago

Kaepernick explains why he is protesting national anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was making a political statement when he chose to remain seated during the playing of the national anthem Friday night. In an interview with NFL Media’s Steve Wyche, Kaepernick admitted he is taking a stand against the United States. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick chooses not to stand during national anthem

It appears San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was looking to make a statement on Friday night when he chose not to stand during the national anthem. Before his team’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, Kaepernick remained seated during the playing of national anthem. In a statement to Pro Football Talk, the Niners said they respect Kaepernick’s right...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick believes he can still win starting job

All indications are that Colin Kaepernick has fallen way behind in the quarterback competition in San Francisco, but he is not ready to concede that Blaine Gabbert has won the job just yet. Kaepernick returned to practice this week after nursing a shoulder injury, and he told reporters on Wednesday that he still believes he can be the starter come Week 1. “Yeah, most definitely...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is ‘on track’ to play this week

The long-awaited 2016 debut of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is expected to take place this Friday. Providing there are no setbacks, Kaepernick is slated to play against the Green Bay Packers in the team’s third preseason game. Whether Kap will start or come in the game following Blaine Gabbert remains to be seen. “We haven’t discussed it, yet,” head...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick will not play against Broncos

The “dead arm” saga of Colin Kaepernick will stretch into Week 2 of the NFL preseason. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback is being held out of action once again this Saturday when the team plays the Denver Broncos. Chip Kelly: Kaepernick won't play vs Broncos, planning on getting him in next week vs Packers. Will throw on side today but not vs Broncos — Cam Inman (@CamInman...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers preparing to put Colin Kaepernick ‘on ice’ in 2016?

At least two prominent NFL reporters believe the San Francisco 49ers could pull a RG3 on quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who could be protected in 2016 so the 49ers can save millions against injuries guarantees next offseason. Albert Breer of MMQB became the latest national reporter to weigh in on Kaepernick Thursday morning. “Colin Kaepernick’s injury history, combined with...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick dealing with so-called 'dead arm'

Well, that escalated quickly. First it was “arm fatigue” Colin Kaepernick was dealing with, and now the quarterback reportedly has a “dead arm” that has sapped his strength. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, who did not play Sunday night, is dealing with what two sources called “a dead arm.” SF hopes strength back soon. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 15, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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